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Bolsonaro to send troops to Amazon amidst international pressure over wildfires

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 01:51

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year. Mia Womersley reports

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year. Mia Womersley reports

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Bolsonaro to send troops to Amazon amidst international pressure over wildfires

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 01:51